Authorities of Islamic University (IU) have suspended all sorts of programme at its Teacher-Student Cultural Centre (TSCC) on the campus in Kushtia for 13 days to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
A press release signed by centre Director Prof M Mizanur Rahman on Friday said all kinds of programmes, including discussion, seminar, cultural event and reunion, at the centre have been suspended from March 13 to March 25.
They made the decision following the directives of IU Vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari, Prof Mizanur said.
Police on Wednesday recovered a cache of indigenous weapons from a residential hall of Chittagong University.
Police along with university administration conducted a drive at Abdur Rab Hall from morning to afternoon. It recovered 9 ‘ram da’(indigenous adaptation of the machete), a sack of stone and some sticks. However, police didn’t detain anyone.
University administration and members of proctorial body were present during the drive.
University administration informed that the drive was carried out to maintain congenial environment in the hall and ensure facilities to the students.
However, none was detained during the drive but some students attached to other halls were caught. They were released later after taking bond from them.
Contacted Prof Dr AKM Mainul Haq Miazi, Provost of Shaheed Abdur Rab hall, said “We are checking to ensure legal students are residing in the halls and also checking whether any illegal students are in the hall as part of our routine work. Such drive will continue.”
SM Monirul Hasan, proctor of the university, said that “As part of our measures, Proctorial Body and hall administration jointly conducted the drive at the Abdur Rab hall. At this time, some Ram da and sticks were recovered.”
Rajshahi University on Wednesday said it relieved chemistry Professor Laila Arjuman Banu of her duties as student's adviser for her irresponsible behaviour.
A statement signed by RU public relation office administrator Professor Provash Kumar Karmokar, said Professor Banu had been making false claims on social media after being removed from the post.
“She was not found at her workplace at important times. She used to be absent without informing the administration. That's why she has been removed,” he said.
Professor Banu was removed from her student advisor post on March 8.
The Rajshahi University authorities postponed all programmes to prevent the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19.
The decision was taken at a meeting of Mujib Borsho Celebration Committee of the university on Wednesday morning.
Mujib Borsho programmes will be held on March 17 in a smaller scale.
A day-long stakeholder workshop on quality assurance was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Wednesday with a view to making qualified graduates.
IU Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organised the workshop at Birshreshtha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium in the campus around 11:00am.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the workshop as the chief guest and resource person while Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha spoke as special guest with IQAC director Professor KM Abdus Sobahan in the chair.
Around three hundred students of different departments took part in the workshop.